Holiday Zoo Camps

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Columbus Day Camp

Join us one, two or all six days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts and meet animals up close! A pizza party lunch is included! These all day programs are for kids ages 6-11!

Sessions:

Date
Thursday, December 26Register Now
Friday, December 27Register Now
Monday, December 30Register Now
Tuesday, December 31Register Now
Thursday, January 2Register Now
Friday, January 3Register Now

Members: $55 per child
Non-members: $65 per child

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Family Twilight: Animal Artists

Family Twilight Animal Art

Wild about art? Our animals use their trunks, paws, hooves and brushes to paint like Picasso. Roll up your sleeves, bring a smock and join us as we paint like animals and watch an animal artist create a masterpiece!

You will take home a canvas worthy of giving as a gift.

Register Now

Members: $25 per child
Non-members: $30 per child

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Teeth

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years.

Chomp, bite, and bare those teeth. Join us at the zoo while we explore different animal teeth and the food these animals like to eat!

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time 
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.Reserve Now
11:15 a.m.-NoonReserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: Into the Sea

Moon Jellyfish at the Syracuse Zoo RGZ Photo by Ryan Wood

Our oceans are an extremely diverse and important part of our world. Join us at the zoo as we dive into the sea and explore the life inside our oceans.

Sessions:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, December 610:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, December 710:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, December 71:30-3 p.m.Register Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Wednesday

Syracuse Zoo RGZ American Bison

Hey parents… Do you need extra time to get your house ready or to prepare for Thanksgiving? Register your kids for this awesome one-day zoo camp! This all-day experience for kids ages 6-11 will help you find some time to yourself while your children enjoy a fun-filled day at the zoo! Pizza party lunch included!

Members: $55 per child
Non-members: $65 per child

Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Cancelled: Evenings with an Educator: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Our Story

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Entrance Photo

Ages 18 and up!

Join us for a special trek down memory lane! Learn the hows and whys of the Burnet Park Zoo’s transformation over the last 105 years. Hear from Janet “J” Gramza what it was like to be a young reporter covering the opening of the “New Zoo” in 1987 — and then coming to work for Rosamond Gifford Zoo as the communications manager in 2017! What memories do you have to share? Bring your photos and special keepsakes from your favorite times at the zoo!

$30 members, $40 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: On the Mountain

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Sichuan Takin

Life on a mountain is quite extreme! Join us at the zoo to learn what it takes to climb, jump and run over rocks and treacherous ground.

Sessions:

AgesDateTime 
Ages 3-5 with parentFriday, November 110:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 3-5 with parentSaturday, November 210:30 a.m.-noonRegister Now
Ages 6-10 parent optionalSaturday, November 21:30-3 p.m.Register Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Tails

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years.

Do you have a tail? Why do animals have tails? We will explore different animal tails and find out how they help animals to survive in the wild.

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time 
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.SOLD OUT
11:15 a.m.-NoonSOLD OUT
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Columbus Day Camp

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Columbus Day Camp

Join us for this exciting one day break camp! Campers will tour the zoo, see animals up close, play games, and make awesome crafts! A pizza party lunch is included! This all day camp is for kids ages 6-11!

Members: $55 per child
Non-members: $65 per child

Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Feet

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years.

Do animal feet look like yours? We will learn about different animal feet and how they help animals to live in different parts of the world. Waddle, climb, or hop on over for this fun class!

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time 
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.Reserve Now
11:15 a.m.-NoonReserve Now
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org